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05 Apr 2024


Legal and Company Secretary, 4 to 9 years in Mumbai

Company Logo Orbis Financial Corporation Limited


6-8 Years

Legal Advice, SEBI, contract act, Financial Services, Companies Act, FEMA, Legal Issues, Litigation, RBI filings, Agreement

Job Description

Position: Legal and Company Secretary
Qualification: LLB,CS
Experience: 4 to 9 years
Location: Mumbai

Job description
Responsibilities and Duties

• Develop and lead the legal strategy across the business and act as a key point of contact regarding any business legal matters
  • Liaise with government departments and regulatory authorities to obtaining necessary sanctions and ensure a timely and effective legal solution to all issues faced by the organization
  • Drafting and vetting of documents and agreements related to Debenture issuances, Security Trustee transaction, Project Finance, Securitisation, Private Equity & Venture Capital Funds, alternate investment fund and other funds, intellectual property rights, and other products
• To advise internal management on various regulatory and legal issues and assist in developing internal policies in line with Compliance needs
  • Responsible for day to day legal activities and monitoring
• Review and provide legal advice on documents, agreements, etc
• Review ongoing cases and advise management accordingly
  • Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that where legal risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken • Provide legal protection and risk management advice to management
• Review progress of outstanding litigation and liaise with and manage external lawyers • To conduct research relating to transactions that are hit by FEMA and SEBI, RBI, Companies Act, Indian Contract Act, and other statutes
• Provide training for staff on an ongoing basis, particularly on any relevant changes in laws and regulations

Desired Candidate Profile

  • The candidate should have exposure to commercial, trust, fund, and banking laws
  • Demonstrate an ability to interpret regulatory requirements and assess operational Compliance with those requirements
  • Possess strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Have strong interpersonal, analytical, and influencing skills, with the ability to establish credibility and build strong and effective partnerships to work with the broader compliance teams
  • Thorough understanding of legal nuances of Trustee company\'s operations, procedures, etc
  • Have an investigative instinct and analytical mindset and have demonstrated these qualities in previous roles
  • Excellent project management skills in order to manage the delivery of the testing program
  • Demonstrate clear and concise communication, presentation, and report writing skills
  • Have good organizational skills, with an ability to manage and prioritize deliverable in order to meet deadlines as required
  • Able to identify and escalate issues timely and appropriately
  • Be able to work independently with minimum supervision and be self-motivated
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and respond to business needs and goals
  • Able to demonstrate and provide a commitment for a long-term career
  • Good knowledge of interpretation of law
  • Impeccable understanding of business
  • In-depth knowledge of finance
  • Good to excellent communication skills
  • Networking skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Other duties

In addition to the above statutory duties, each trustee should use any specific skills,
knowledge or experience they have to help the board of trustees reach sound decisions.
This may involve:
  • Scrutinising board papers
  • Leading discussions
  • Focusing on key issues
  • Providing guidance on new initiatives
  • Other issues in which the trustee has special expertise
  • Participating in working groups outside of Board meetings


  • Ideal candidates must be qualified CS and LLB (would be added advantage) with minimum 4 years of experience


  • Industry Type - Banking, Financial Services, Broking
  • Functional Area - Legal, Regulatory, Intellectual Property
  • Employment Type - Full Time, Permanent
  • Role Category Company Secretary

05 April 2024


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